Becoming an influencer has never been easier than it is today, thanks to the various digital mediums that are readily available to us. Once upon a time, if you wanted to become an influencer, you were limited to live events, speaking engagements and networking.
If you're on LinkedIn, you receive connection invitations on a daily or weekly basis. Most of these are generic. There's no message, no personal touch, and nothing that makes them stand out. But, every so often, you receive a connection request that catches your attention without trying to sell you something or ask for a favor.